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794 sq ft
Sea Ranch C, Duplex - These are copies of the original Turnbull drawings used to build the Sea Ranch Employee Housing. Crisp outlines and elegant proportions give this small structure a strong visual presence-like a modern interpretation of a Shaker farmhouse. Inside, rustic materials and exposed structure add character. Build one of these houses as a distinctive vacation retreat or several to create a strong sense of community.
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What's included in this plan set
All plans are drawn at ¼” scale or larger and include :
- Foundation Plan: Drawn to 1/4" scale, this page shows all necessary notations and dimensions including support columns, walls and excavated and unexcavated areas.
- Exterior Elevations: A blueprint picture of all four sides showing exterior materials and measurements.
- Floor Plan(s): Detailed plans, drawn to 1/4" scale for each level showing room dimensions, wall partitions, windows, etc. as well as the location of electrical outlets and switches.
- Cross Section: A vertical cutaway view of the house from roof to foundation showing details of framing, construction, flooring and roofing.
- Interior Elevations: Detailed drawings of kitchen cabinet elevations and other elements as required.
Plan Set Price
Additional Construction Sets $50.00/each
Mirror Reverse Sets $0.00/each
Additional copies can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days after your original purchase date.
Meet the Designer - William Turnbull
We are excited to announce that Houseplans.com has acquired the rights to sell copies of historically important plans by William Turnbull (1935-1997), who was one of California's most significant architects. These evocative designs for small houses at The Sea Ranch, an ecologically sensitive vacation community on the northern coast of California, are part of our new American Classics Collection. Bill Turnbull first received international attention in the mid-1960s as a principal of Moore Lyndon Turnbull Whitaker (MLTW), designers of the celebrated Condominium 1 and Athletic Club 1 at The Sea Ranch.He collaborated with architects Charles Moore and Donlyn Lyndon throughout his life, but started his own firm, William Turnbull Associates, in 1970. Though Bill designed large scale projects like the Mountain View, California Civic Center, and Napa Valley's Cakebread Winery, he especially relished house design as a way to explore three dimensional space and architectural relationships to the landscape. A percentage of the price of each plan supports the Environmental Design Archives at U. C. Berkeley, which preserves the drawings and papers of significant California architects and landscape architects. Bill's vibrant successor firm is Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects: www.tgharchitects.com.
All sales on house plans and customization/modifications are final. No refunds or exchanges can be given once your order has started the fulfillment process.
All house plans from Houseplans are designed to conform to the local codes when and where the original house was constructed.
In addition to the house plans you order, you may also need a site plan that shows where the house is going to be located on the property. You might also need beams sized to accommodate roof loads specific to your region. Your home builder can usually help you with this. You may also need a septic design unless your lot is served by a sanitary sewer system. Many areas now have area-specific energy codes that also have to be followed. This normally involves filling out a simple form providing documentation that your house plans are in compliance.
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In some regions, there is a second step you will need to take to insure your house plans are in compliance with local codes. Some areas of North America have very strict engineering requirements. Examples of this would be, but not limited to, earthquake-prone areas of California and the Pacific Coast, hurricane risk areas of the Florida, Gulf & Carolina Coasts. New York, New Jersey, Nevada, and parts of Illinois require review by a local professional as well. If you are building in these areas, it is most likely you will need to hire a state licensed structural engineer to analyze the design and provide additional drawings and calculations required by your building department. If you aren’t sure, building departments typically have a handout they will give you listing all of the items they require to submit for and obtain a building permit.
Additionally, stock plans do not have a professional stamp attached. If your building department requires one, they will only accept a stamp from a professional licensed in the state where you plan to build. In this case, you will need to take your house plans to a local engineer or architect for review and stamping. In addition, plans which are used to construct homes in Nevada are required to be drawn by a licensed Nevada architect.
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This plan can be modified!